After 6am, Kids

5,106 events

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Bounce And Rhyme

Drop in session with action songs, rhymes and stories that help children’s literacy and numeracy. Suitable for under 3s.

Anniesland Library, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 0141 276 1622

  • 10:30
…and 4 more dates until 14 Nov

Bridgeton Library, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 276 0870

  • 10:30
…and 11 more dates until 18 Nov

Cardonald Library, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 0141 882 1381

  • 11:00
…and 4 more dates until 14 Nov

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Fireworks Extravaganza

To keep up with audience demand there are two fireworks displays at George Watson's Rugby Stadium. Both shows feature a full programme of entertainment, including Delighters Fire Circus Theatre, rock choir and pipe band. Plus plenty of hot food and drink. Book online via the SLA charity website; early booking advised.

George Watson's Rugby Stadium, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£6.50–£7.50 (Family £24–£26; under 2s free) / 0131 629 9112

  • 16:10
  • 18:40

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 3 Oct

£8–£13 / 020 8369 5454

  • 16:30

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Thu 2 Oct

£12

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

DNA, London SW11

Sat 25 Oct

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Sat 29 Nov

£9.94 / 07986 527947

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 5 Oct

£8.94 / 07986 527947

Sun 2 Nov

£8.94 / 07986 527947

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Happy Birthday Sunita

Harvey Virdi's comedy drama suitable for all ages follows The Johals, who can't find birthday girl Sunita. As the preparations for her birthday meal are being made, family conflict begins to surface.

Watermans Art Centre, Brentford

Tue 14 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 020 8232 1010

  • 19:45

Wed 15 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 020 8232 1010

  • 19:45

Thu 16 Oct

£12.50 (£10) / 020 8232 1010

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct back to top

James Campbell's Comedy 4 Kids

The master of kids' comedy presents a show packed with proper laughs, without the rude bits. For ages 6+.

The Atkinson, Southport

Sat 25 Oct

£8 (Children £6) / 01704 533333

  • 14:00

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Sat 4 Oct

£8.70 / 0118 960 6060

  • 14:00

The Wave Centre, Maryport

Sun 26 Oct

£6 / 01900 811450

  • 14:00

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 2 more dates until 15 Mar 2015

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Wed 12 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30
  • 16:30

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Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Thu 2 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Fri 3 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

…and 2 more dates until 5 Oct

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 7 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

Wed 8 Oct

£18 / 0844 493 6666

Thu 9 Oct

£18 / 0844 493 6666

…and 3 more dates until 12 Oct

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Wed 5 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Thu 6 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Fri 7 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

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Happy Ears

Live interactive music classes, for ages 0–3 and their parents, with lots of instruments and no pre-recorded music. Saturday classes are drop-in and there's no extra cost for twins or other siblings.

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50

Sat 8 Nov

£5 / 07778 117333

  • 10:00 – 10:50
…and 6 more dates until 20 Dec

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

  • 11:00
  • 14:30

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (Children £10) / 01205 363108

  • 11:00 – 14:30

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Tiny Tales

Stories, rhymes and songs for wee (and not so wee) ears. Ages 1–3.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Oct

£5; accompanying adult free / 0131 556 9579

Once Upon A Place

  • 10:00 – 10:40
  • 11:30 – 12:10

Tue 11 Nov

£5 / 0131 556 9579

Autumn rainbows.

  • 10:00 – 10:40
  • 11:30 – 12:10

Tue 9 Dec

£5 / 0131 556 9579

'Seals and Secret Shores' with Janis McKay.

  • 10:00 – 10:40
  • 11:30 – 12:10

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

A mix of live action, puppetry and animation telling the tale of Old MacDonald and his lively farm.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 14 Oct

£7 (Family £26) / 0131 665 2240

  • 14:00

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 19 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

Mon 20 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Thu 30 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; £34) / 0113 224 3801

  • 14:30

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Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp (book)

Biff loves the moonlight and music and walking on tiptoes. That's because he doesn't think of himself as a dog. Biff thinks he's a ballerina. A mix of puppetry, classical music and comedy, in David Duffy and Andrea Sadler's adaptation of Anna Kemp's book, illustrated by Sarah Ogilvy. Ages 2–6.

Harlow Playhouse

Sat 11 Oct

£14 / 01279 431945

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 3 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Thu 4 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Fri 5 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00
  • 14:00
…and 28 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Danbury Fireworks

An annual fireworks display to celebrate Bonfire Night, featuring a funfair, beer tent and 'stage entertainment'.

Danbury Outdoors, Chelmsford

Sat 8 Nov

£6–£7 (Under 13s £3–£4) / 07792 963498

  • 17:30 – 09:00
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Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Thu 11 Dec

£8.50 / 0844 406 8666

  • 10:45

Sat 13 Dec

£8.50 / 0844 406 8666

  • 11:00
  • 14:00
  • 16:00

Sun 14 Dec

£8.50 / 0844 406 8666

  • 11:00
  • 14:00
  • 16:00
…and 9 more dates until 24 Dec

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 7 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Tue 2 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Thu 4 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Fri 5 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

…and 25 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Wed 22 Oct

£15 ( £52; Children £13 under 16s) / 01642 552663

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Thu 23 Oct

£15 ( £52; Children £13 under 16s) / 01642 552663

  • 10:00
  • 13:00

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Volcano Fun Day

Family activity day based around volcanoes extinct, dormant and active, with hands-on activities and walks up our own volcano, Arthur's Seat.

Holyrood Park, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 0131 652 8150

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Apple Day

A celebration of the humble apple, with tastings, demonstrations and a variety of activities.

The Ballance House, Crumlin

Sat 18 Oct

£2 / 028 9264 8492

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Castle Bromwich Hall Gardens, Birmingham

Sat 4 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £1) / 0121 749 4100

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Sun 5 Oct

£4.50 (£4; Children £1) / 0121 749 4100

  • 12:00 – 16:00

Chalice Well, Glastonbury

Sat 4 Oct

£4 plus normal admission (Children £2 plus normal admission) / 01458 831154

  • 10:00 – 18:00

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Strange Town Youth Theatre

Weekly drama classes for kids to have fun with drama games, learn new skills and make some buddies. All the plays are written by young people for young people.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 30 Sep

£95 per term / 0131 629 0292

Ages 16–18. Please note: This course runs 2 Sep–12 Dec 2014.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 1 Oct

£95 per term / 0131 629 0292

Ages 11–14. Please note: This course runs 3 Sep–10 Dec 2014.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Thu 2 Oct

£95 per term / 0131 629 0292

Ages 14–16. Please note: This course runs 4 Sep–11 Dec 2014.

  • 18:00 – 20:00
…and 41 more dates until 12 Dec back to top

ARTScool

Keep kids creative over the October break with this three-day course exploring the cultural and seasonal traditions of Diwali, the Festival of Light, and Harvest Time. Participants develop a new artwork in the grounds of the Art Park with a festive celebration for friends and family to view the final piece on the final…

House for an Art Lover, Glasgow

Tue 14 Oct

ARTPARK Pavilion

£65 includes all materials and equipment / 0141 353 4776

Ages 5–8.

ARTPARK Pavilion

£65 includes all materials and equipment / 0141 353 4776

Ages 9–12

Wed 15 Oct

ARTPARK Pavilion

£65 includes all materials and equipment / 0141 353 4776

Ages 5–8.

ARTPARK Pavilion

£65 includes all materials and equipment / 0141 353 4776

Ages 9–12

Thu 16 Oct

ARTPARK Pavilion

£65 includes all materials and equipment / 0141 353 4776

Ages 5–8.

ARTPARK Pavilion

£65 includes all materials and equipment / 0141 353 4776

Ages 9–12

Beauty And The Beast

Pantomime based on the classic fairytale romance between Belle and the Beast, featuring live music, comedy, stunning costumes and glittering sets.

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Fri 12 Dec

£10–£13; £11–£19 / 01323 412000

  • 19:00

Sat 13 Dec

£10–£13; £11–£19 / 01323 412000

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Sun 14 Dec

£10–£13; £11–£19 / 01323 412000

  • 14:00
  • 18:00
…and 23 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Addington Park, Croydon

Wed 1 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Thu 2 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30

Fri 3 Oct

£10–£18 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 5 Oct

Danson Park, Bexleyheath

Tue 7 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Wed 8 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 9 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

…and 3 more dates until 12 Oct

Ealing Common, London W5

Wed 22 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 23 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Fri 24 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

…and 2 more dates until 26 Oct

Bookbug Session

Rhymes, stories and songs to stimulate and delight wee ones. Suitable for under threes. Booking is essential.

Balerno Library, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5500

  • 10:30

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5500

  • 10:30

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5500

  • 10:30
…and 3 more dates until 7 Nov

Blackhall Library, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5595

  • 10:30

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5595

  • 10:30

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5595

  • 10:30
…and 3 more dates until 7 Nov

Colinton Library, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5603

  • 10:30

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5603

  • 14:15

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0131 529 5603

  • 10:30
…and 9 more dates until 11 Nov

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Room On The Broom Story Time Spooktacular

Meet our resident witch and enjoy a Halloween themed story time spooktacular, play games, sing songs and watch Room on the Broom together.

Seven Stories: The National Centre For Children's Books, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0845 271 0777

  • 12:45 – 17:00

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0845 271 0777

  • 12:45 – 17:00

Tue 28 Oct

Free / 0845 271 0777

  • 12:45 – 17:00
…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov back to top